|Assets:||Can play a sound defensive game and also displays streaky goal-scoring ability. Works very hard when on the ice and is also quite versatile up front.|
|Flaws:||Doesn't have great playmaking skills. Must display greater consistency in all areas of the game in order to maximize his National Hockey League output.|
|Career Potential:||Industrious and streaky winger with a little upside.|
|6/26/2015||Acquired from the Colorado Avalanche.|
|4/11/2015||Missed the last 63 regular season games (back injury).|
|11/21/2014||Back injury, injured reserve.|
|11/20/2014||Back injury, day-to-day.|
|6/19/2014||Signed by the Colorado Avalanche to a two-year contract extension.|
|11/06/2013||Missed 3 games (knee injury).|
|10/27/2013||Knee injury, day-to-day.|
|7/13/2012||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Colorado Avalanche to a two-year contract.|
|2/27/2012||Acquired from the San Jose Sharks.|
|6/30/2011||Re-signed by the San Jose Sharks to a one-year contract.|
|4/11/2011||Recalled from Worcester (AHL).|
|1/27/2011||Assigned to Worcester (AHL).|
|2/13/2010||Recalled from Worcester (AHL).|
|2/03/2010||Assigned to Worcester (AHL).|
|2/02/2010||Recalled from Worcester (AHL).|
|1/08/2010||Assigned to Worcester (AHL).|
|12/21/2009||Recalled from Worcester (AHL).|
|12/19/2009||Assigned to Worcester (AHL).|
|12/17/2009||Recalled from Worcester (AHL).|
|12/14/2009||Assigned to Worcester (AHL).|
|12/09/2009||Recalled from Worcester (AHL).|
|12/07/2009||Assigned to Worcester (AHL).|
|12/01/2009||Recalled from Worcester (AHL).|
|11/30/2009||Assigned to Worcester (AHL).|
|11/20/2009||Recalled from Worcester (AHL).|
|11/18/2009||Assigned to Worcester (AHL).|
|11/04/2009||Recalled from Worcester (AHL).|
|11/02/2009||Assigned to Worcester (AHL).|
|10/25/2009||Recalled from Worcester (AHL).|
|10/18/2009||Assigned to Worcester (AHL).|
|10/08/2009||Recalled from Worcester (AHL).|
|10/02/2009||Assigned to Worcester (AHL).|
|4/28/2009||Assigned to Worcester (AHL).|
|4/13/2009||Recalled from Worcester (AHL).|
|4/07/2009||Assigned to Worcester (AHL).|
|3/05/2009||Recalled from Worcester (AHL).|
|2/21/2009||Assigned to Worcester (AHL).|
|2/09/2009||Recalled from Worcester (AHL).|
|1/02/2009||Assigned to Worcester (AHL).|
|12/29/2008||Recalled from Worcester (AHL).|
|12/27/2008||Assigned to Worcester (AHL).|
|12/14/2008||Recalled from Worcester (AHL).|
|11/07/2008||Assigned to Worcester (AHL).|
|10/27/2008||Recalled from Worcester (AHL).|
|10/01/2008||Assigned to Worcester (AHL).|
|3/28/2008||Re-assigned to Worcester (AHL).|
|9/18/2007||Returned to his junior team (Ottawa-OHL).|
|4/23/2007||Signed by the San Jose Sharks to an entry-level contract.|
|6/26/2015||Colorado Avalanche traded Ryan O'Reilly and Jamie McGinn to the Buffalo Sabres for Mikhail Grigorenko, Nikita Zadorov, J.T. Compher and a 2nd round selection in 2015.|
|2/27/2012||Colorado Avalanche traded Daniel Winnik, T.J. Galiardi and a 7th round selection in 2012 to the San Jose Sharks for Jamie McGinn, Mike Connolly and Michael Sgarbossa.|
|6/24/2006||Drafted by the San Jose Sharks in the 2nd round (36th overall) in 2006.|
Avalanche left wing Jamie McGinn scored his first goal of the season on Monday against the Bruins. | 10/13/2014 4:15 PM
NewsAvalanche left wing Jamie McGinn scored his first goal of the season on Monday against the Bruins.
ImpactMcGinn finished plus-one with three shots on goal in the victory. It was the first win for Colorado this season.
Colorado left wing Jamie McGinn missed the opening day of practice. | 09/20/2014 12:13 AM
NewsColorado left wing Jamie McGinn missed the opening day of practice.
ImpactNot unexpected as McGinn is recovering from offseason back surgery. With 19 goals, 19 assists, 30 PIM, 167 SOG McGinn has low-end fantasy value when healthy.
Colorado inks Jamie McGinn to 2-year contract | 06/19/2014 6:32 PM
NewsJamie McGinn has signed a two-year extension with the Avalanche.
ImpactFinancial terms weren't disclosed. He had a salary cap hit of $1.75 million in his last two-year contract. "Jamie is coming off a very good season and played an important role for our team," said Avalanche Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations Joe Sakic. "We're excited to have him under contract for another two years." During the 2013-14 campaign, he generated 19 goals and 19 assists.
McGinn scores in loss | 05/01/2014 3:21 AM
NewsJamie McGinn scored a goal and registered an assist in Colorado's 5-4 overtime loss to Minnesota Wednesday night.
ImpactMcGinn ended his season with two points and he had five points overall in the playoffs. He played his best season yet in the NHL and he is looking to continue his strong performances next season also. Erik Johnson, Nick Holden and Paul Stastny also scored a goal for the Avalanche, while Matt Duchene and PA Parenteau both added two helpers in the loss.
Jamie McGinn leads Avs despite losing effort | 03/18/2014 11:53 PM
NewsJamie McGinn scored a goal and added an assist for the Avalanche in a 6-3 loss to Montreal Tuesday night.
ImpactMcGinn has been relatively disappointing with 32 points in 66 games this season, but he has picked it up of late with six points in his last four contests. Nathan MacKinnon and Maxime Talbot also scored goals for Colorado in the loss while Matt Duchene dished out a pair of helpers.
McGinn scores twice in loss | 03/15/2014 3:09 AM
NewsJamie McGinn scored two goals in Colorado's 6-4 loss to Anaheim Friday evening.
ImpactMcGinn's power-play goal at 5:21 of the period put the Avalanche ahead 2-1, but it wasn't enough for the Avalanche. He now has 19 goals and 12 assists in 64 games this season. He is now playing with Matt Duchene and Ryan O'Reilly so he could be a good pick in fantasy leagues. John Mitchell also had a strong game with a goal and an assist, while Gabriel Landeskog also had a goal and an assist in the loss. Ryan O'Reilly assisted two goals for the Avalanche.
Jamie McGinn moves up with Parenteau out | 03/13/2014 11:20 AM
NewsJamie McGinn has been moved up to play with Matt Duchene and Ryan O'Reilly.
ImpactHe received the promotion because of P.A. Parenteau's injury. McGinn picked up an assist on Duchene's 22nd goal of the season in a 3-2 win over Chicago on Wednesday night. He has 27 points in 63 matches.
Jamie McGinn records a pair of PP points | 02/27/2014 12:59 PM
NewsJamie McGinn had a goal and an assist in Colorado's high-scoring loss to Los Angeles on Wednesday.
ImpactHe scored both of his points on the power play to help the Avalanche build a 4-2 lead, but they ended up losing the contest 6-4. McGinn has 26 points in 56 games this season, but playing alongside Matt Duchene and Ryan O'Reilly gives him some fantasy value.
McGinn continues to skate on 1st line | 02/08/2014 1:03 PM
NewsJamie McGinn continues to get minutes on Colorado's top line alongside Matt Duchene and Ryan O'Reilly.
ImpactNot a bad place to be, if you ask us. As long as McGinn can keep this gig, he is a rosterable fantasy player. The Avalanche are icing the following other lines: Gabriel Landeskog-Paul Stastny-P.A. Parenteau and John Mitchell - Nathan MacKinnon - Max Talbot. Adjust your fantasy roster accordingly.
Jamie McGinn records 3 points vs. Buffalo | 02/01/2014 6:12 PM
NewsJamie McGinn produced two goals and an assist in Colorado's dominating 7-1 win against Buffalo on Saturday.
ImpactHe has scored four times and he's added two helpers in his past five games to give him 23 points on the year. Super rookie Nathan MacKinnon notched a goal and two assists in Saturday's contest, while Gabriel Landeskog had a pair of markers. Erik Johnson picked up three helpers and Ryan O'Reilly had two.
Jamie McGinn taking advantage of role change | 01/10/2014 9:24 AM
NewsJamie McGinn has registered four goals in his past five games.
ImpactHe has been getting more ice time in an elevated role since P.A. Parenteau was injured and he's been taking advantage of it. Getting to play with Matt Duchene has helped his cause as well. McGinn has 10 goals and 15 points in 40 games this year.
Jamie McGinn keeps goal scoring streak alive | 01/05/2014 9:20 AM
NewsJamie McGinn is on a three game goal scoring streak.
ImpactMcGinn hasn't been terribly effective in standard leagues this season and even factoring in his current outburst, he still has just 14 points in 38 contests. That being said, he has been getting regular minutes with Matt Duchene lately, so he's not a terrible guy to take a chance on in standard leagues in the hope that that duo sticks together.
Jamie McGinn has been clicking with Duchene | 01/03/2014 9:08 AM
NewsJamie McGinn has scored a goal in each of his past two games.
ImpactHe's taking advantage of his chance to play with Matt Duchene, who has assisted on both of his markers. McGinn has eight goals and 13 points in 37 games, but he's worth considering if waiver options are scare or if you feeling like taking a flier on somebody.
McGinn moved to top line after PA injury | 12/30/2013 11:42 AM
NewsColorado coach Patrick Roy shuffled his lines after P.A. Parenteau left Sunday night's game with an apparent serious knee injury.
ImpactJamie McGinn was moved up to the top line with Matt Duchene and Ryan O'Reilly, and Nathan MacKinnon played in place of Parenteau on right wing with Paul Stastny and Gabe Landeskog on the second unit. If Parenteau is out of action for a lenghty period and McGinn plays well and can keep this gig, he is well worth a waiver claim.
Jamie McGinn's goal spoils Canucks' shutout | 12/08/2013 10:58 PM
NewsJamie McGinn scored with eight seconds remaining in regulation to spoil a shutout for Vancouver goalie Roberto Luongo Sunday night.
ImpactMcGinn's goal, his fifth of the season, was Colorado's only goal in its 3-1 loss to the Canucks in Vancouver.
Jamie McGinn will return to a scoring line | 11/30/2013 2:49 PM
NewsJamie McGinn is expected to start Saturday's game versus Minnesota alongside Paul Stastny and P.A. Parenteau.
Adrian Dater on Twitter
ImpactHe logged just 14:16 of ice time in Friday's win over the Wild. Coach Patrick Roy wants to see more from McGinn and getting back on a scoring line could help him rebound.
Roy expects more from Jamie McGinn | 11/29/2013 8:01 AM
NewsJamie McGinn was dropped to Colorado's fourth line at Thursday's practice.
Impact"I expect more from him," coach Patrick Roy said. "Jamie needs to be better offensively, play with more grit in front of the net. He needs to be more physical, he needs to be better defensively." McGinn has four goals and four assists in 20 games this season.
Jamie McGinn gives Avs win with overtime goal | 11/24/2013 1:10 AM
NewsForward Jamie McGinn gave the Colorado Avalanche a 1-0 overtime win over the Kings in Los Angeles Saturday night.
ImpactIt was the fourth goal of the season for McGinn. It came at 2:31 of the overtime.
Offense has dried up for Jamie McGinn | 11/13/2013 8:43 AM
NewsJamie McGinn has gone nine straight games without scoring a goal.
ImpactHe has ticked the twine once in his last 13 games, but coach Patrick Roy said he's "happy" with the way McGinn has been playing. He has six points in 14 matches this season, but five of them came in his first five outings.
Jamie McGinn (knee) ready to return to lineup | 11/06/2013 4:00 PM
NewsJamie McGinn will indeed return from a knee injury on Wednesday.
ImpactMcGinn has three goals and five points in 10 games this season. He is projected to play alongside Max Talbot and John Mitchell on Colorado's third line.
Jamie McGinn (knee) will return Wednesday | 11/06/2013 8:54 AM
NewsJamie McGinn (knee) is projected to play Wednesday against Nashville.
ImpactHe has sat out Colorado's last three games due to a knee injury. McGinn started the year with three goals and two assists in his first five games, but he hasn't picked up a point in five games since.
Jamie McGinn out Friday vs Stars | 11/01/2013 4:28 PM
NewsJamie McGinn (knee) will miss Friday's contest against the Dallas Stars.
ImpactMcGinn has three goals and five points in 10 games this season. He hasn't played since Oct. 25 due to the ailment.
Jamie McGinn is out with a knee injury | 10/30/2013 2:20 PM
NewsJamie McGinn missed Wednesday's practice due to a knee injury.
ImpactMcGinn sustained the injury on Friday and has already missed Sunday's contest as a result. The Avalanche haven't called up someone from the AHL yet, which might be an indication that the injury isn't severe.
McGinn leads Avalanche past Ducks | 10/03/2013 3:24 AM
NewsJamie McGinn scored two goals as the Avalanche crushed the Ducks 6-1 at Pepsi Center on Wednesday night.
ImpactThe overall first pick of the 2013 draft Nathan MacKinnon assisted both McGinn's goals while Matt Duchene and John Mitchell also scored for the Avalanche. Ryan O'Reilly and Steve Downie had a goal and an assist while Alex Tanguay assisted three goals for the impressive Avalanche.
Jamie McGinn leads Avalanche to victory | 04/21/2013 10:53 PM
NewsJamie McGinn scored two goals and added an assist for the Avalanche in a 5-3 win over St. Louis Sunday.
ImpactThe games may be rather meaningless for Colorado at this juncture, but somebody forgot to tell McGinn as he delivered quite the performance. Matt Duchene, Chuck Kobasew and Cody McLeod all tallied for the Avs in the victory.
Jamie McGinn scores in loss Monday | 04/01/2013 10:08 PM
NewsJamie McGinn scored a goal in Colorado's 3-2 loss to Detroit Monday night.
ImpactMcGinn never got a ton of playing time with the San Jose Sharks, but he's a legitimate top-six forward with the lowly Avalanche. With the goal tonight, he has 16 points in 34 games in this 48-game shortened season. He's worth a look in deeper leagues.
Jamie McGinn scores for second straight game | 03/28/2013 9:03 AM
NewsJamie McGinn scored a goal in Colorado's 4-3 defeat on Wednesday.
ImpactMcGinn has bounced back nicely after being a healthy scratch on March 20. He has found the net in back-to-back games, giving him six goals and 15 points in 31 contests this season.
Avs to scratch Jamie McGinn Wednesday | 03/20/2013 3:45 PM
NewsColorado will sit Jamie McGinn as a healthy scratch Wednesday night.
ImpactHe won't play against Dallas because he's underachieved on a line with Matt Duchene and P.A. Parenteau. Coach Joe Sacco also said, "He needs to play a physical game consistently all the time, not just parts of the game." He's generated just one goal and one assist in his last 14 matches.
Jamie McGinn will stay on Duchene line | 02/23/2013 11:07 AM
NewsJamie McGinn will stay on a line with Matt Duchene and P.A. Parenteau despite the fact that Gabriel Landeskog (head) is ready to return.
ImpactThat's a big vote of confidence for McGinn, who has three goals and 11 points in 15 games this season. He never got a ton of playing time with the San Jose Sharks, but he's a legitimate top-six forward with Colorado.
Jamie McGinn gets two points Saturday | 02/02/2013 6:47 PM
NewsJamie McGinn scored a goal and registered an assist in Colorado's 3-1 victory over Edmonton on Saturday.
ImpactP.A. Parenteau and Paul Stastny each scored a goal for the Avalanche. Matt Duchene registered his seventh assist of the season.
|Goals||1||4 times-last:vs. Van||last:Nov 4||2|
|Assists||1||2 times-last:vs. NYI||last:Oct 30||1|
|Points||1||6 times-last:vs. Van||last:Nov 4||3|
|Penalty Minutes||4||at NYI||Nov 11||5|
|Plus/Minus||2||vs. Van||Oct 24||3|
|Power Play Goals||1||at Wpg||Oct 26||2|
|Power Play Points||1||at Wpg||Oct 26||2|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||19 times-last:at NJ||last:Nov 15||0|
|Shorthanded Points||0||19 times-last:at NJ||last:Nov 15||0|
|Shots||5||at Phi||Nov 8||7|
|Penalty Minutes||38||2009-10 (SJ)|
|Plus/Minus||-3||3 times-last: 2013-14 (Col)|
|Power Play Goals||6||2011-12 (SJ/Col)|
Subscribe to The Hockey News magazine!
Subscribe today, and save off the cover price.Subscribe now
Sign up to our e-flash newsletter.
You will receive backstage access to special features, articles, promotions and special events and more!!Sign up now
Download TheHockeyNews app
Learn more about TheHockeyNews mobile app.Get it now!